Accounting Supervisor


Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Open: 17 December 2018 until 28 February 2019


The Accounting Supervisor’s primary responsibility is to oversee the daily operation of the USA’s central accounting office.
Ensuring a high level of timeliness, accuracy, and proper internal controls, this person will manage a team of accounting and
clerical staff members in the performance of financial functions including accounts payable/receivable, bank reconciliations,
general ledger maintenance, and fixed asset accounting.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, plus 5 to 10 years related experience including three of those years supervising a team or 3 or more on day-to-day, month-end, and year-end accounting processes.
  • Experience working in a mid to large size company and/or manufacturing industry preferred.
  • Experience working with internal and external auditors a plus.


  • Oversee the Accounts Payable function to ensure timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and payments.
  • Oversee the receipt and application of customer and other payments, ensuring each are recorded timely and applied correctly.
  • Interacting with intercompany locations to confirm balances to/from and help solve invoicing/billing issues.
  • Administer Purchasing Card program.
  • Oversee fixed asset cost accumulation, capitalization, and reporting process.
  • Ensure monthly reconciliations of all Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Ensure month end closing processes proceed timely and predictably.
  • Assist as required with preliminary and year-end audit activities.
  • Assist as required with data requests in support of annual income tax filings.
  • Monthly and ad hoc data reporting and analysis from the ERP and other systems to Excel.
  • Ensure application of continuous improvement methods, such as LEAN, to identify opportunities or implement changes to improve accounting processes or products or to reduce costs.
  • Supervise, coach support, train and develop personnel in assigned area; resolve personnel issues, redirecting complex issues to management and HR in a timely manner; directly manage employees, including assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance/compensation, resolving grievances, administering disciplinary action, interviewing employment candidates, and effectively recommending hires and terminations in a timely manner.
  • Ensure effective communication of goals, objectives and expectations throughout assigned department/staff.
  • Maintain the cooperation and support of team members company-wide through effective interdepartmental communication.
  • Serve as a role model in areas such as professionalism, service orientation, agent of change, education, and commitment to organizational goals and objectives.
  • Foster attitudes, conditions and environments that guide your team toward excellence while acting with integrity and ethics aligned with Pyrotek core values.
  • Create a work environment that helps foster tolerance, acceptance and civility and the ability and desire of employees to act in empowered ways.
  • Actively reward / recognize employees to reinforce accomplishments and positive outcomes.
  • Determine the effectiveness of policies, procedures and projects/plans.
  • Take appropriate corrective measures when necessary.
  • Ensure all activities and operations are performed in compliance with federal/national, state/regional and local regulations.
  • Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting
  • Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility.
  • Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.
  • Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills.
  • Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.
  • Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures.
  • Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.
  • Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.
  • Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance.
  • As a member of the management team, promote and ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Manager.


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